SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are seeking an SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) on a fulltime basis to work in a mainstream primary school in Gloucester. The primary school is in Tuffley and has great access for public transport.

The Supply SEN teaching assistant would need to have previous experience working with children with autism and be committed to a full-time long-term position starting in September continuing until the end of the academic year.

The Teaching Assistant is expected to work on a full time basis, 5 days a week support on a 1:1 SEN pupil and classroom support throughout the school.

The role is due to start immediately.

The SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) role

  • To support class teacher with everyday activities.
  • To provide 1-to-1 support and build relationship to designated SEN pupil.
  • Provide safety to the class children.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour.

Required skills and experience for the SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) role.

  • 1-to-1 SEN experience is essential.
  • Qualified minimum level 2 Teaching assistant or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a nursery or primary school setting.
  • Commitment to long term post.
  • Contact references from all employment in the last 24 months.
  • A clear DBS on the update service.
  • A passion for working with children.

Working as a SEN Teaching Assistant for Flourish Education offers you excellent benefits, including:

  • Up to £95 rate which equates up to £18,525 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • £100 welcome to the team bonus.
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate.
  • Pension Contributions
  • Free safeguarding level 1 and Prevent training.
  • KCSIE compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.


The school is based in Gloucester. The school is easily commutable from Tredworth, Brockworth, Quedgeley, Churchdown, Innsworth and Tuffley. The Primary school offers onsite parking.

Interested? Apply now by clicking the link or call and ask for Sav for more information.


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.